Assam Tea Festival
A fusion of tea, music and enjoyment, the Tea Festival is a popular festival of Assam. It is celebrated in Jorhat and is hosted by Assam Tourism. Assam is the largest tea producing state in India and is famous for its tea all over the world. The festival is held in November every year. Participating in this festival is a great experience. You get to taste different kinds of tea under one roof. The festival offered several pleasing opportunities: a journey through the tea gardens, a visit to the Golf course, jungle safaris, angling, river rafting and romantic River Cruises. If you happen to be in Assam during the Tea festival, do participate in it. The memories of this unique festival will be long remembered.
The festival happens in various parts of Assam and the major center of the festivities is Jorhat district. With its vast tea gardens, Jorhat is one of the top centers for tea industry in India. The Tea Festival is about celebrating tea, conducing meetings to discuss how to improve the tea industry, along with some music and dance.
Visitors take back home several packets of tea leaves to relish the tasty tea of Assam for months together. The festival also offers an opportunity to mingle with Assamese and know their culture. Cultural functions are organized during the festival for entertainment purpose. So many opportunities rolled into one – Tea Festival.